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County moves ahead with opposition to Biden's land conservation plan

Crook is set to be the first county in the state to come out against President Joe Biden’s “30 by 30” land conservation initiative. Though the Wyoming County Commissioners Association (WCCA) is working on a unified resolution for all counties across the state, the county commissioners have opted to continue drafting their own statement in an effort to get the ball rolling.

“It’s got to start somewhere,” commented Commissioner Jeanne Whalen, at whose request a resolution opposing the initiative has been drafted.

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